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Ackergill Tower 15th Century Castle Caithness, Scotland

Ackergill Tower 15th Century Castle Caithness Large group Family friendly Luxury Hotel in Caithness, The Highlands, Scotland


Standing proudly above the beach at the northernmost tip of Scotland, Ackergill Tower is one of the most atmospheric and iconic castles imaginable. This incredible 15th century castle boasts 32 luxurious bedrooms.

Set in an impressive 3,000 acre estate with private beach and miles of breath-taking coastline, Ackergill Tower is a location unlike any other.

The stunning architecture dates from the 15th Century and, through careful restoration, the original charm and character of this traditional castle has been maintained and emphasised. Ackergill boasts every 21st Century luxury, combining stately tradition and contemporary comfort with glorious opulence.

 

Ackergill Tower has 13 impressive function rooms which all offer something unique and provide perfect locations for any event, be it a wedding, a private party or a corporate event. The Great Hall is lined with oak panelling and features a large banqueting table providing the ideal location for a decadent dining scene. The Smugglers Inn is a quaint pub within the grounds, snug and inviting and bursting with authentic Scottish character.  Finally, Sinclair Palace, specifically designed for extravagant dining and events, is suitable for a whole host of activities with a stunning bar area attached.

 

Ackergill Tower boasts 17 bedroom suites in the main tower all with their own unique character and adorned with antique furnishings, rich fabrics, and deep carpets.  All the bedrooms are en-suite, and several have glorious four poster beds and dramatic views of the sea and grounds.

                                                                                                                               

In addition to the suites in the main tower, the property also offers 5 cottages (totalling 17 more bedrooms) each beautifully furnished with the added touch of exclusivity. Stables Cottage overlooks the coastline and combines traditional architecture with modern style to create a rich, unique ambience. The Beach House is a stylish New England style cottage and boasts uninterrupted views to John O’Groats and the Orkneys. The Sunshine and Seashore Cottages offer a taste of luxury, just metres from the sea. Finally, Keepers Cottage is a mere 6 metres from the sea and offers the upmost space and comfort with an open fire and cosy seating making it feel like a home from home.

Completely unique to Ackergill Tower is the stunning Treehouse. Perched in a 150 year old Sycamore surrounded by woodland, the Treehouse is the perfect location for complete privacy. It offers a full kitchen, a cosy living area with panoramic views of the surrounding woodland and a modern bathroom suite with a large circular bath. The luxury continues upstairs with a sumptuous 7ft round bed and features a twilight ceiling where you can gaze up at the stars.

 

What you can do at Ackergill Tower:

·         Indulge in our Imperial Dining Experience

·         Fish in the incredible private loch complete with bothy

·         Challenge your friends at your own Highland Games

·         Warm your hands and toast marshmallows over a beach bonfire

·         Only 15 miles from the famous John O’Groats

·         Walk along a private 7 mile beach with a breath taking coastline to explore

·         At the right time of year Ackergill Tower, provides the opportunity to watch the incredible Northern Lights

·         Clay pigeon shooting

·         Archery

·         Whiskey tasting

 

Availability

Please contact the owner to check availability.

Unfortunately this property does not have an online availability calendar. Please contact the owner directly by filling the contact form.

Facilities and Features

Facilities:

  • Catering:
    Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Continental Breakfast Only, Evening Meals, Lunches, Packed Lunch, Special Diets Catered For, Vegetarians Catered For
     
  • Communications:
    Broadband Internet, Mobile Network Coverage, Phone, Wifi
     
  • Disabled:
    Ground Floor Bathroom, Ground Floor Bedroom, Ground Floor WC
     
  • Entertainment:
    Board Games, Book Library, CD \ Music, DVD Player, TV
     
  • Indoor Facilities:
    Guest Lounge, Laundry Facilities, Licensed
     
  • Outside Area:
    Barbecue, Enclosed Garden, Outside Seating, Private Garden, Private Parking
     
  • Room Features:
    CD Player, Hair-dryer, iPod Dock, Radio, Satellite TV/ Freeview, Tea And Coffee Making Facilities, TV in bedroom
     
  • Special:
    Cots Available, Extra Beds Available, Highchairs Available
     
  • Standard:
    Luxury
     
  • Suitable For:
    Families, Large Groups, Romantic getaways, Short Breaks, Special Occasions, Wedding Venue
     
Room Details:

Sleeps: 72
 

33 Double Rooms

1 Single Room


Suitable for Families Family Friendly
Large Group Friendly Large Groups Welcome

Location Details and Things to Do

About Caithness and The Highlands
Located on its own private beach on the most northern tip of Scotland, and surrounded by 3000 acres of stunning grounds to explore.

Nearest Bus Stop:
Ackergill Road End on the A99
Nearest Train Station:
Wick
Nearest Motorway:
A9 off M90
Nearest Airport:
Wick Airport
Nearest Ferry:
John O Groats
Location Details:

This Hotel in The Highlands is in or close to:
  • Coast of Scotland
  • Inverness Loch Ness and Moray Firth
  • North Coast and Islands
  • North East Coast
  • North West Highlands
  • Northern Highlands
  • The Islands of Scotland
  • West Highlands

This Hotel in Caithness, Scotland:
  • has many local attractions and things to do
  • ideal for Adventure Holidays
  • has equestrian and horse riding available nearby
  • has fishing available on site or nearby
  • has Golf courses nearby
  • has sailing and other watersports available nearby
  • is in a good location for cycling and mountain biking
  • is in a good location for walking and climbing
  • is near a race course
  • a car is advised
  • is in a rural location
  • is in a village location
  • is near a beach
  • has great local bird and wildlife
  • is close to mountains and hills
  • is on the Whisky trail

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